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Image for THE FASCINATION OF OUR RAILWAYS  A Series of Instructive Talks for Boys  [older students ]

THE FASCINATION OF OUR RAILWAYS A Series of Instructive Talks for Boys [older students ]

By: " MERCURY "

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, John Bale, Sons & Danielsson, Ltd: 1927

Seller ID: 118794


Undated c. late 1920's [ pos. Undated 1st ed.or early rep.]H/b. Well illustrated 56 Old, interesting & informative , b/w, listed, photographic plates. " [ includes photo the smallest Public Railway in the World, Eskdale.] Dedicated to Smith minor & his honourable brotherhood of critical young railway students". by " Murcury ". 27 chpts. 115pp. 185x125mm [ No inscsp. no annotation, med fox tanning to foredge & some page margins.] Clean boards very minor we... View more info

Image for TRAINS OF TODAY  Beautifully Designed in Colour

TRAINS OF TODAY Beautifully Designed in Colour

By: --- ...........

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, JUVENILE Productions ltd: 1940

Seller ID: 123123


Large Slim P/b. 15 Full-page Artist's Colour plates+ one to front & one to rear of covers.[Royal Scott & Coronation Express L.N.E.R] 32pp . Unpaginated.Undated c.1940.Blue-tone slightly large text font opposite pictures.For all train enthusiasts , child & adult alike.[ London New streamlined Underground train / Express Diesel Engine Rail Car G.W.R. / Cheltenham Flyer / Merchant Navy / The Ace etc.[ sound tight binding to rusty staples , No inscsp, clean throughout, pape... View more info

Image for TITLED TRAINS in PICTURES from Titled Trains of Great Britain

TITLED TRAINS in PICTURES from Titled Trains of Great Britain

By: ----- ... ----

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, IAN ALLAN Ltd: 1955

Seller ID: 121446


Slim P/b Good.An illustrated History / Photographic b/w plates all pages .unpaginated.undated. 2/6 , [ No inscp.tight binding but staples rusted, light edgewear col.rub/fade/loss, fox tan spotting to rear.] An ian Allan Publication from the Ian Allan Range series.Please see our image of the actual item offered for sale. View more info

THE CENTENARY of the BEATTIE WELL TANK at QUAINTON 1874 - 1974

By: ----.........

Price: £3.00

Publisher: QUAINTON RAILWAY Society Ltd: 1974

Seller ID: 118135


Slim P/b Good 24pp+ continuing text & plates to covers inside and out. B/w illustrated photographic plates nigh all pages.The Beattie Well Tank 1874 - 1974 [undated 1974] The Quainton Railway Society.[the Phoenix , Comet , London Suburban traffic , country branch lines , Wadebridge , clay shed etc ] Unpaginated.[ tight binding , No inscsp.clean staples to exterior but just starting to rust to centre pages - bindings tight and sound, paper light age-creamed, Interior VG ... View more info

Image for FESTINIOG RAILWAY STOCK BOOK of Locomotives Carriages & Wagons  1962

FESTINIOG RAILWAY STOCK BOOK of Locomotives Carriages & Wagons 1962

By: --..----

Price: £13.00

Publisher: Portmadoc , North Wales, FESTINIOG RAILWAY Company: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 117996


UNCOMMON.1962 , stapled small slim square booklet, 1/6, col photo to front cover.[4x5 inches].20pp.illus 21 b/w photographic plates.Very bright clean copy, interior fine throughout, no inscsp, exterior rust to lower staple- not pulling-out tight binding, col rub to spine-fold. PLS See our image View more info

THE LINE THAT JACK BUILT the Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway in Pictures

By: ...........----------------...........

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Shepperton, Ian Allan:

Seller ID: 10054


Paper Back , VG , Uunpaginated Stapled Booklett , no inscsp , tight bindings , clean staples , b/w photograpphs to all pages , Colour card cover s with light edgewear to crease-fold spine , Frontis- " here is Jack - building the mIniature in 1926" [ Captn JEP Howey ] View more info

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THAMES Sacred River

By: ACKROYD , Peter , C.B.E. [ Lit ] Award Winning Novelist & Historian

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, CHATTO & WINDUS: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9454


H/b larger format chunky Epic , Dust Jacket , FINE/FINE book as new , 1st edition , profusely illustrated , no inscsp , not price clipped £25 ., 490pps , illustrated , Peter Ackroyd author of historic fiction / poetry / criticism / biographies - TS Eliot / Dickens / Blake / Thomas Moore etc , illus colour & mono plates - listed , 45 chpts in 15 sections , Maps , index , biblio;, ackns;,an alternative topography from source to sea [ col illus d/j covers col + photo... View more info

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81 PROPJET

By: ADAMS , HARRY

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Wichita, AvCom International: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 10166


Paper Back , 1st edition thus - in series - ' 81 Propjet by Harry Adams , 176pp , Intro; Ackns; 10 headings - Business Propjet [ listing / written - off / withdrawn ] Commuter / registration etc illustrated b/w plates [ p/b interior paper lightly creamed , no inscsp/annotation , tightt binding ] [ exterior - a little weary from handling with few light markings and slight col fade/loss ] overal a good useable reference copy View more info

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IN PRAISE OF STEAM

By: ADLEY , ROBERT , MP

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Poole, Blandford Press: 1985

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: 9148


H/b larger format , Dust Jacket , VG+/VG+ , 1st edition 1985 , colour illustrated , 159pps , by R Adley MP Christchurch , author & enthusiast - Jiont Chairman All-Party Railways Group , a committee memb National Railway Museum - he founded the Brunel Society [ In Search of Steam / The call of Steam etc ] Intro , 11 chpts , " before introducing James Lake - obliged - to tty and answer the unanswerable - what is the appeal of steam ? , many large full-page colour plate... View more info

Image for REGIONAL ROUNDS No 1 Eastern & North Eastern Regions

REGIONAL ROUNDS No 1 Eastern & North Eastern Regions

By: ALLEN , Cecil J , M.INST.T AILOCO.E & Others

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, IAN ALLAN Ltd: 1950

Seller ID: 120945


Oblong P/b.Undated c.1950's.well illustrated b/w plates.Text by Cj Allen M.INST.T AILOCO.E & Others. well illustrated b/w plates & in line.[ LOcomotives / The Back line / Resorts for Railfans / Midland & Great Northern Joint Railway / the carriage / Signals etc.] stapled p/b Tight binding , No inscsp. but numerous photo headings are neatly ink under-lined.first & last page shows old fashion cellotape marks. Covers no loss or tears, no crease, light edgewear col.rub/lo... View more info

Image for RAILWAY PLANNING and MAKING

RAILWAY PLANNING and MAKING

By: ALLEN , Cecil J , MInst AILOcoE

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, LONGMANS Green & Co: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 979


Hard Back Good, 1st ed. 1928.CJ Allen MInst AILOcoE. Frontis & 3 more Colour plates + 52 b/w plates of real interest to all enthusiasts. The Steel Highway Series. 132pp.[Science & Engineering] The railway Pioneers facing all the challeges at home & abroad - mountains, underground , water etc brown cloth book - neat ink inscsp.to fep, light-med fox tanning to 1st/last few pages moreso to end-papers., Sound binding, exterior minor softness/fray top/tail spine, some light ... View more info

Image for Peterborough Tramways  Peterborough Papers no 1

Peterborough Tramways Peterborough Papers no 1

By: AUSTIN, G D , BIRCH , Clive, editor

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Greater Pterborough Arts Council: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 117831


1st ed.Oblong larger format P/b, 56pp, well illustrated b/w plates & plans, text by GD Austin, Intro by Ediitor C Birch.[ SEdan chairs / Horse omnibus/ Plans horse drawn trams/ electric trams, bye laws, tickets, British Electric Traction Company , the Tramway Museum Crich] tight binding, claen throughout & Clean staples.external light green fade to sepia photo's stapled edge 2 minor pinkish hue areas around"Tramways. PLS see our image View more info

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THE LOST RAILWAY

By: AVERY, GILLIAN , Author of Victorian Times / Former Journalist

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120459


High Victorian drama set in a remote Welsh village - an abandoned branch line in the middle of the street - by G Avery , an author of Victorian times [ formerly worked in journalism & publishing] book appears unread , pale fox tan spotting to top foredge [ dust Jacket not price clipped , very light handling to a pale shade cover , real tiny nick top/front corner. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

Image for THE METROPOLITAN RAILWAY ,The Oakwood Library of Railway History No 7

THE METROPOLITAN RAILWAY ,The Oakwood Library of Railway History No 7

By: BAKER , C , Authority

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Lingfield, The OAKWOD Press: 1960

Seller ID: 122843


VG H/b.[ Internal FINE ]1960.Small Slim. illus. 32 b/w photo: plates, graphs & in line.The first Locomotives /steam.[ 3 Appendices Station names & new stations / Tickets / Metropolitan Facts ]Biblio. From early origins. Oakwood series no 7.[book Fine internally, clean throughout, No inscsp. tight binding]External Good, light fox tan spotting to hard-card covers, light handling soil, minor markings to rear, edgewear rub/fray to faded blue cloth spine, 9/6 , disputed by ... View more info

Image for RAIL ATLAS GREAT BRITAIN & IRELAND , OPC , 11th Edition 2007 , 30th Anniversary Edition

RAIL ATLAS GREAT BRITAIN & IRELAND , OPC , 11th Edition 2007 , 30th Anniversary Edition

By: BAKER , S K ,

Price: £8.95

Publisher: Hersham , Surrey, OXFORD Publishing Co./ Ian Allan Publishing ltd: 2007

Seller ID: 120311


Laminated H/b VG+.2007.123pp. Bright Beige/ Navy , col.illus.photo to front shows Freightliner Class 66 No 66566: leads a northbound empty coal train through Dent Sation.2 further colour photographs to back cover.OPC. 11th. 30th Anniversary Edition. SK Baker.[ book tight binding No inscsp, internally Fine ; no spine fade - book as new bar tiny miniscule spine base rubs. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

Image for AUSTIN A55 Mk2, A60 1958 - 1969 AUTOBOOK , WORKSHOP MANUAL for AUSTIN A55 Mk 2 1958-61 and AUSTIN A60 1961-69

AUSTIN A55 Mk2, A60 1958 - 1969 AUTOBOOK , WORKSHOP MANUAL for AUSTIN A55 Mk 2 1958-61 and AUSTIN A60 1961-69

By: BALL , Kenneth , GI Mech E

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Brighton, AUTOPRESS Ltd: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119148


VG H/b [ FINE internally ]1st ed.1971.Autopress Technical Writer Kenneth Ball GI Mech E , 168pp. well illustrated B/w. Practical - instructions - for mechanic & layman alike. Publisher's Plastic protective covering to book, , no inscsp. no annotation. tight binding. minor markings to exterior cover. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

Image for GREAT RAILWAY SHOW at the National Railway Museum York , National Museum of Science & Industry SOUVENIR BOOKLET

GREAT RAILWAY SHOW at the National Railway Museum York , National Museum of Science & Industry SOUVENIR BOOKLET

By: BLAKEMORE , Michael , & Others

Price: £6.00

Publisher: York, National Museum Railway: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121719


Large slim laminated P/b. no inscp. no annotation. page edges just starting to fox cream. tight binding. clean staples.mild crease line.Intro; A Plan , Early railways , freight, shipping , boat train , mail etc. plus Museum Info: Please see our actual images of the book offered for sale. View more info

Image for SOUTH EASTERN SAIL from the MEDWAY to the THE SOLENT 1840-1940

SOUTH EASTERN SAIL from the MEDWAY to the THE SOLENT 1840-1940

By: BOUQUET, Michael ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles [Publishers] Ltd: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119966


Laminated P/b.112pp."A Scholary collection of illustrations & commentary is a little treasure"./ "Interesting & thorough - first rate"Nautical Magazine. Illustrated with over 100 pictures being b/w photos, reproductions of paintings and documents. Includes the Kentish Ports, Hastings Traders, Newhaven and Lewes Sailing ships including the Bull Line, Shoreham Deepwater traders and a short biography of John Michell, Master of the schooner Bertha of Arundel ... View more info

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A CENTURY OF ATLANTIC TRAVEL 1830 - 1930

By: BOWEN , FRANK C

Price: £18.50

Publisher: SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON & CO LTD: 1935

Seller ID: 11472


Undated c.1930's Maritime History, Atlantic Travel 1830 - 1930 by an Authority Frank C Bowen. Diamond Line, Guion Liners, the Wrecked Dakota, Great Eastern, Vanderbilt Line, etc. Includes laterly Post-war & war time[Ships, Company History , Sea Travel Companies , Liners] light blue cloth, thick format book 374pp. edgewaer & spotting colour fade to white, med sunned spine not effecting titles.Good sound copy, no inscsp.well illustrated -Two full pages Listing b/w pho... View more info

Image for THOMAS COOK 150 Years of Popular Tourism

THOMAS COOK 150 Years of Popular Tourism

By: BRENDON , PIERS , Fellow Churchill College, Cambridge

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119506


H/b+ D/j.Both Near FINE.1st ed.372PP. Another Historic epic by P Brendon, Fellow Churchill College, Cambridge.[ Churchill biographies etc] widely acclaimed author.150 Years of Popular Tourism - global / passenger travel. illustrated 10 Colour & 52 b/w plates. 16 chpts .Ackns; Intro.Mauscript Sources. Notes.Biblio; [ the birth / the mission / Tartan Tours / Cook, Son & Jenkins] red cloth gilt titles to book- No inscsp, tight binding] sepia photo illus D/j not price clipp... View more info